Residents of Los Angeles, Calif. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $55K annually; other top-paying cities include San Jose, Calif. ($51K) and San Bernardino, Calif. (around $45K).
Non-Profit Organization Program Coordinators are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $56K per year; Marriage & Family Therapists and Mental Health Clinicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $52K and about $49K, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $53K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (59 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $51K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Marriage and Family Therapist interns are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $52K annually. The best paid folks at EMQ Families First have a Master of Science (MS), Counseling, earning approximately $56K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Clinical Psychology; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $53K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at EMQ Families First is Counseling, with a fair number considering it a key competency.
Benefits and Perks
A little more than half of workers report receiving paid vacation days, but only 38 percent are paid for sick leave. Most workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and the vast majority of respondents report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.